Luke also performed for 1.5 million fans in concert, played for 400,000 fans at Spring Break in Florida, co-hosted the ACM Awards for a third-consecutive year, had his own exhibit at The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum (“Luke Bryan: Dirt Road Diary”), became the reigning ACM and CMA The best music is about connection, that place where words and music allow an artist's reality to fire real emotion in listeners.
And it's just that connection that has been at the heart of Frankie Ballard's rise as an artist.
"I see people relating to the words of these songs," he says, "using the lyrics to reflect on their own lives." Nowhere has that been more evident than in Ballard's three consecutive number one singles off of his debut album; his first single to hit number 1, "Helluva Life," in late 2013, followed by the album's title track "Sunshine & Whiskey" in 2014, and "Young & Crazy" in summer 2015.
1 and sold nearly eight million albums with 30 million digital tracks from his five studio albums.
He has twice been named (#15), was the most streamed artist of 2015 and placed six songs in the Year-End Top Country Streaming Tracks list.
Luke also performed for 1.5 million fans in concert, played for 400,000 fans at Spring Break in Florida, co-hosted the ACM Awards for a third-consecutive year, had his own exhibit at The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum (“Luke Bryan: Dirt Road Diary”), became the reigning ACM and CMA Since the debut of his first album in 2007, Luke has placed 15 singles at No.
As with the launch of every new Paul Mc Cartney tour, One On One promises to unveil a dazzling re-designed set, dozens of classics from the most beloved catalogue in popular music, spanning Paul's entire career—as a solo artist, member of Wings and of course as a Beatle—and no shortage of surprises.
One On One is the first new Paul Mc Cartney tour since the juggernaut that was Out There came to its stunning conclusion on October 22, 2015 with Paul’s first ever concert in Buffalo, NY.
Out There’s finale capped off an incredible 2015, in which the tour played 27 shows in 22 cities throughout the world, with highlights including Paul’s historic debut in South Korea—where the crowd at Seoul Olympic Stadium’s refusal to stop singing the refrain to “Hey Jude” literally forced Paul to reprise the song in the first encore, playing that signature bassline live for the first time—three nights at the Tokyo Dome and one at Budokan, a sold out stand at Paris’ majestic Stade de France, more than a dozen packed arena shows across the U.S., UK and Europe, and triumphant headlines at festivals such as Firefly, Roskilde, and Lollapalooza in Chicago—the latter a tour de force performance for a 100,000-strong crowd featuring a guest appearance from Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard on “Get Back.” The Paul Mc Cartney live experience is everything any music lover could ever want from a rock show—and so much more: nearly three hours’ worth of the greatest moments from the last 50 years of music, dozens of songs that have formed the soundtracks of our lives.Paul and his band have played an unparalleled range of venues and locations: outside the Coliseum in Rome, Moscow's Red Square, Buckingham Palace, The White House, a free show in Mexico for over 400,000 people, the last ever show at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park where The Beatles played their final concert in 1966, and even one performance broadcast live into Space!Featuring Paul's band of the last 10+ years – Paul "Wix" Wickens (keyboards), Brian Ray (bass/guitar), Rusty Anderson (guitar) and Abe Laboriel Jr (drums) – the show is never anything short of life-changing.The One On One Tour will debut a brand new production, as always utilizing state of the art audio and video technology and to ensure an unforgettable experience from every seat in the house.Employing massive screens, lasers, fireworks and, of course, a staggering selection of the best songs ever written or performed, every Paul Mc Cartney show promises a once in a lifetime evening that transcends and elevates the potential of live music.